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About Paul Spann, CPA


Paul Spann is founder of Spann & Associates located in Orange County, California.  Paul earned his B.A. degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from California State University, Fullerton.  Paul has been a CPA since 2001 and has extensive experience in public accounting as well as over twenty years as an accountant in private businesses.

After graduation, Paul worked for a local CPA firm that eventually merged with Moss Adams, LLP, a large regional CPA firm. Paul's spent four years with Moss Adams specializing in all aspects of accounting and financial audits, reviews and compilations while working primarily with Dealerships and Apparel businesses.  Paul's desire to specialize in the accounting and tax planning for business owners led him to eventually build his own firm.  

Paul oversees his firm’s extensive services including accounting & bookkeeping; business and individual tax planning; assistance with tax-free exchanges of property; California and multi-state tax compliance and planning; and representation before the IRS and Franchise Tax Board.

Paul is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.  He is active in the community including the Chamber of Commerce and various Orange county organizations.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain their accounting systems in the present, while taking a proactive approach to reduce future income taxes.  This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Spann & Associates is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Spann & Associates receive competent and timely advice.